The abdominal compartment syndrome is a morbid complication of postinjury damage control surgery.
- Published Article
The American Journal of Surgery
- Publication Date
Dec 01, 2001
ACS after postinjury DCS worsens outcome. With the exception of early elevation in peak airway pressure, we could not identify patients at higher risk for ACS; moreover, preemptive abdominal bag closure during initial DCS did not prevent this highly morbid complication.
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